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Sr Manufacturing Engineer (Ref2125H)

Elbit Systems of America

Elbit Systems of America

Ladson, SC, USA
Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2024

Company Description

Elbit Systems of America is a leading provider of high performance products, system solutions, and support services focusing on the defense, homeland security, commercial aviation, and medical instrumentation markets. With facilities throughout the United States, Elbit Systems of America is dedicated to supporting those who contribute daily to the safety and security of the United States. Elbit Systems of America, LLC is wholly owned by Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT and TASE: ESLT), a global high technology company engaged in a wide range of programs for innovative defense and commercial applications. For additional information, visit: www.elbitsystems-us.com or follow us on Twitter.

Job Description

This position will work on United States Government projects, primarily the CPI2 program (Command Post Integrated Infrastructure). This program entails outfitting mobile military shelters with power systems, communication equipment, HVAC systems, and soldier interface equipment.

Looking for an engineer with experience in a prototype/low volume environment, with the ability to develop processes and procedures as the project moves forward. This is a new facility, with room to develop these procedures and grow professionally. There will be a strong emphasis on mechanical assembly and electrical integration for this role.

  1. Review and evaluate or develop manufacturing processes to include run-times and bill-of-material, and initiate actions for adaptations or modifications to machinery or equipment for efficient production conditions.
  2. Develop manufacturing jigs, tools, fixtures, and methods to meet engineering specifications and provide efficient manufacturing.
  3. Establish and coordinate priority of tools, jigs and fixtures for optimum manufacture of devices, components and less complex products.
  4. Determine appropriate assembly processes and sequences and ensure adequacy of manufacturing documentation packages.
  5. Train operators and technicians on processes and procedures developed by engineering (assembly, test, etc.)
  6. Prepare project requests detailing proposed engineering work costs, parts lists, bills of material and product timetable. Monitor project costs assuring adherence to budget.
  7. Support manufacturing and production processes in resolving design and production problems and in transition from development into production operations.
  8. Review and evaluate product designs and engineering prototypes and recommend design changes to assure optimum producibility.
  9. Provide direction for methods to maximize overall efficiency of assembly operation.
  10. Work within ERP system to develop process flows, routing steps, etc.
  11. Maintain liaison with vendors and/or interfacing departments to provide efficient resolution to producibility problems.
  12. Create work cell layouts, including tooling, work areas, CAD floor layouts, etc.
  13. Help instruct and teach entry level manufacturing engineers
  14. Work with engineering technicians to help problem solve and complete prototypes
  15. Create and/or troubleshoot test procedures
  16. Create project schedules and lead integrated project teams on smaller level projects (cost savings projects, prototype schedule, etc.)
  17. Perform other related duties as assigned

Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires US citizenship status.



Required Education, Experience, & Skills

  • A Bachelor's degree in Engineering (preferably mechanical, electrical, or systems) and 5+ years related experience to be proficient in the above areas or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Mechanical assembly experience
  • Fixture and jig design experience in an assembly environment
  • Proficiency in office technologies including Excel, PowerPoint and MS Word.
  • Proficiency with continuous process improvement methodologies and tools.
  • Proficiency in SolidWorks or other 3D modeling software

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering, preferably mechanical or electrical, or management focused (i.e. MBA, engineering management, etc.)
  • Lean/Six-Sigma green belt certified (or higher)
  • Trained in RCCA procedures
  • Electrical assembly experience (reading electrical schematics, electrical assembly processes such as soldering, cable manufacturing, etc.)
  • Experience with DoD and government contract work


Additional Information

Here Are Some of the Great Benefits We Offer:

  • Most locations offer a 9/80 schedule providing every other Friday off
  • Competitive compensation & 401k program to plan for your future
  • Robust medical, dental, vision, & disability coverage with qualified wellness discounts
  • Basic Life Insurance and Additional Life & AD&D Insurances are available
  • Flexible Vacation & PTO
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Generous Employee Referral Program
  • Voluntary Benefits Available: Longer Term Care, Legal, Identify Theft, Pet Insurance, and many more options
  • Voluntary Tricare Supplement available for military retirees

It has been and will continue to be the policy of Elbit Systems of America to recruit, hire, train, and promote into all job levels based solely upon job-related qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, veteran or military status, genetics or citizenship status.


Elbit Systems of America is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. Your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


Elbit Systems of America is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please email [email protected].